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Hieronymi Mercurialis Foroliviensis De arte gymnastica libri sex : in quibus exercitationum omnium vetustarum genera, loca, modi, facultates, & quidquid denique ad corporis humani exercitationes pertinet diligenter explicatur

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Hieronymi Mercurialis Foroliviensis De arte gymnastica libri sex : in quibus exercitationum omnium vetustarum genera, loca, modi, facultates, & quidquid denique ad corporis humani exercitationes pertinet diligenter explicatur


Published 1672
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First published Venice, 1569, without ill.; see Brunet. Woodcut illustrations are those cut by Coriolanus after drawings by Pirro Ligorio for later Junta eds. in Venice; see Frisius's preface

Added etched t.p. by Romeyn de Hooghe. In-text woodcut ill., some full page, and a few engravings. Plates include both engravings and etchings. Engraved t.p. vignette by Abraham Blooteling

Signatures: pi⁴ **1 A-3G⁴ 3H²

Includes index

Errata, last p

"Elenchus auctorum"--3C2v-3C4v

Brunet

Binding: vellum. Lapped foredges. Author & title in gilt on spine label. Edges red

On verso of engraved title is gift plate dated 1808 of James Yorke, Bishop of Ely, leaving this book to his successors. Leonard Baskin's initial B written after signature letters L and 2L, with date 1971 after the first. Inscription in Baskin's hand on back pastedown: "Deighton Bell" [booksellers], followed by price code and 1971, and with his printed labels for Fort Hill and Lurley Manor on front pastedown


Publisher Amstelodami : Sumptibus Andreae Frisii
Pages 466
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language Latin
Call number 301558
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana

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Reviewer: philly_bob - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 30, 2013
Subject: Woodcuts are excellent.
Among them, a Last Supper where the apostles recline Roman style and a women's gym swing.
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